This week's Brain Game: Vote now!

This week's Brain Game: Vote now!

WE'VE CHANGED THE GAME

Every Thursday we ask our Brain Game contestants one interesting, thought-provoking or just plain quirky question. Their answers will be published ANONYMOUSLY in Young Post. Then readers can vote for their FAVOURITE answer. We will eliminate the contestant with the LEAST votes every week until we have a winner.

The ultimate Brain Game winner will receive a set of six one-day adult tickets to Hong Kong Disneyland, worth more than HK$2,000.

The Contestants

Which answer do you like BEST? Vote below.

This round we asked: If you appeared in a story on the front page of the newspaper, what would the headline say?


Contestant 1

Look around you. How many smiles can you see? Probably only one or two.

My headline would be: "Smile more and appreciate more".

The story would be something funny but informative: a first-person report looking at the declining levels of happiness in the city. Hongkongers today are upset by inflation and the increase of property prices, and their financial worries are taking their toll.

I would give data, and suggestions on how to increase happiness.

I believe that using a positive, personal tone to present such information would boost Hongkongers' happiness.

Contestant 2

"Miracle scientist saves numerous lives." The story would be about when I'm a miracle-working scientist who found a cure for cancer. The new medicine can cure the disease in just one minute, and there are no side effects.

The story would report on my winning a Nobel Prize, and quote me as saying: "When I was young, my childhood dream was to make a new medicine to cure cancer, and that one day I would be the one to save everyone from this horrible sickness.

"I would like to thank my fellow scientists for helping me make my dream come true. And I would also thank my family for encouraging me and helping me succeed."

Contestant 3

"Girl rewarded for courageous act saving Rocky, the missing Tibetan Mastiff." The story would describe how I found the wounded puppy down an alley in Kowloon Tong, as I was on my way to the MTR. I took Rocky home and researched his breed in order to take better care of him. As he didn't have a collar, I assumed he was missing. Little did I know that his owner was looking for him.

A few weeks later, someone saw me walking Rocky and contacted the police. They suspected he might be the dog they knew had gone missing.

Sure enough, when the owner came over to take a look at him, this suspicion was confirmed. The owner was overjoyed to be reunited with Rocky, and gave me a reward for finding his dog.

The story would end by saying that I plan to start an animal rescue foundation for stray or abandoned animals.

Contestant 4

"Lottery Winner Builds a Dream." The story would describe how, after winning the lottery, I decided to open a non-profit theme park for the less privileged - the poor, disabled, elderly. These are minority groups that theme parks do not normally cater for.

When I was young, I visited theme parks and always thought about those who might not have the opportunity to go to such parks themselves. Then I found out about Morgan's Wonderland, a theme park in Texas, United States, which is designed with disabled people in mind.

The story would describe how I quit my job in order to set up a project to create a similar park in Hong Kong.

The project was made possible by support from the Hong Kong government, and hundreds of other organisations and sponsors. Within five years, the park was complete. Entrance to the park is free for minority groups.

Contestant 5

"Zero-emissions transport invented." The story would describe how I invented a new mode of transport that does not pollute or produce greenhouse gases.

Better still, the story would say, this transportation works by teleportation, and takes you from one place to another in just a few seconds!

In the story, I would be recognised for my innovation and creativity, and would become so famous that I wouldn't just make the newspaper, but magazines and TV too.

*In case of dispute, Young Post reserves the right to decide the result

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